Tip For The Day - The 2% Solution to Weight Loss
Promises, promises, promises!
Setting a desired weight loss and a reasonable date by which to achieve it is only a second step.
The first step is to schedule a thorough physical and discussion of your desired weight and target date with a competent, trained, medical professional.
Realize that no two people are alike. Realize that you don't see "the average person" when you look in the mirror. You are seeing "the before person" and looking forward to seeing "the after person."
Steady, effective weight loss is not a matter of pounds. It is a matter of percentages.
Anything more than a 2% weight loss per month is, in my opinion, likely to result in some harm to your body.
Things to keep on hand:
~~~Healthy snacks and the next small, nutritious meal
~~~Ice water in places you frequent during the day and evening
~~~Your list of what you are dieting for
~~~A pair of walking shoes.
What can a 2% monthly weight loss achieve?
Starting Weight of 200 lbs.
Starting Weight of 250 lbs.
Avg. Monthly Weight Loss*
6 Months = 173.6
6 months = 221.5
200 = 4.4 250 = 4..75
12 Months = 153.8
12 Months = 196.2
200 = 3.3 250 = 4.19
18 Months = 136.2
18 Months = 173.8
200 = 2.93 250 = 3.73
For "Shapely & Buff for sure>>>>
Present Wait X 0.98 = Target Wt.
* Avg. for the 6 mos. period
Your weight loss history
How many times have you seriously tried to reach and maintain your ideal weight?
if you have unsuccessfully tried other ways, try putting these proven tips to work for you.
What does a lifetime of maintaining a healthy weight look like?
Big oaks from little acorns grow. Significant weight loss can come from small, steady steps.
This is one in a series of "Tip For The Day" weight loss articles which have led individuals and a group of individuals to achieve their weight loss goals by applying the suggestions, taken as a whole, to their own weight loss regimens. The other articles in the series can be found here on www.HubPages.com.
Also make sure to check out information from your federal government, which you have already paid for with your tax dollars, at http://www.nutrition.gov/weight-management/strategies-success/interested-losing-weight
Copyright 2014 Demas W. Jasper All rights reserved.
Here is a link to other articles in this series:
- Tips For The Day - Weight Loss 101
Any weight loss should start with the basics, including consulting with a knowledgeable health professional trained in healthy weight loss. Here are the basic basics.
That first meal of your day....
- TIP FOR THE DAY - Don't Skip Breakfast!
Why is the first meal of the day supposed to break the fast of the previous 6-9 hours, and what difference will it make for you, if you eat a nutritious one soon after waking? The answers will surprise many "grab and run skimpers!"
A Weight Loss Secret Weapon....
- Start Your Day With One-Sixth of A Lemon
The ancients believed that ripe lemons are yellow because they are as essential to your life as the sun is to all life. Here is a simple addition to everyday living that many continue to believe will lengthen and strengthen your life, too.